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Functional Skills Trainer


Job Type

Part Time / Full TIme


About the Role

The Functional Skills Tutor will be responsible for delivering engaging and effective courses to groups of approximately 10 learners per session. The primary objective is to enhance learners' access to employability by improving their functional skills in English, mathematics, and/or ICT.

Key Responsibilities:
• Course Delivery: Design and deliver interactive and inclusive teaching sessions remotely using appropriate platforms and tools. Develop tailored lesson plans and materials that align with the Functional Skills curriculum and cater to diverse learning styles within the group.
• Assessment and Feedback: Conduct regular assessments to gauge learners' progress and provide constructive feedback to support their development. Monitor and track individual learner performance, offering additional support where needed.
• Support and Guidance: Offer one-on-one support and guidance to learners requiring extra assistance, ensuring no one is left behind in their learning journey. Provide pastoral care and encouragement to learners, fostering a positive and motivating learning environment.
• Collaboration and Reporting: Collaborate with the education team to refine course materials and approaches based on learner feedback and industry requirements. Maintain accurate records of learner progress, attendance, and any relevant administrative tasks required by the organisation.


Qualifications and Skills:

·       A recognized teaching qualification (PGCE, QTS, or equivalent) with a focus on Functional Skills or related subjects.

·       Proven experience in teaching Functional Skills in a classroom or remote setting, preferably to adult learners.

·       Strong understanding of the UK Functional Skills curriculum and its application within employability contexts.

·       Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to engage and motivate learners remotely.

·       Proficiency in utilizing online teaching platforms and digital tools to deliver effective remote sessions.

·       Empathy, patience, and adaptability in addressing diverse learner needs.

About the Company

Our client is a large training company, they offer a wide range of courses aiming to enhance employability and skills development among learners across the UK. We are seeking dedicated and experienced Functional Skills Tutors to join their team in a remote capacity.

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